Vegetated Bank and Shoreline Stabilization Utilizing Native Plants

Start Date
09/18/2018
End Date
09/18/2018
Description
Vegetated bank and shoreline stabilization within the riparian corridor poses many challenges. What are some methods that work? What time of year can these methods be employed? This presentation will present case studies including site analysis, budget preparation, design details, installation challenges, and 15 years of post-construction monitoring.
Location
Erie, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Design-Build
Horticulture / Plants
Project Management
Site Planning
Sustainable Development & Design
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
(1) A brief overview and history of bio-engineered soft and hard armor systems

(2) Introduction to the design approach, considerations, concepts and limits

(3) Examples of fill and cut slope projects

(4) Woody and herbaceous species techniques for shoreline stabilization

(5) Rules that must be followed for success

(6) Lessons learned in 29 years of project experience (in the US)
Instructors
Jim Blazek
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Provider
Ernst Conservation Seeds


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